Ideal Behavior


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Jeremiah Samaniego 2C
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Ideal Behavior

Postby Jeremiah Samaniego 2C » Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:17 pm

When a problem states assume ideal behavior (such as in 9.11), what exactly are we assuming?

Rachel Formaker 1E
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Re: Ideal Behavior

Postby Rachel Formaker 1E » Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:07 pm

In general, when a problem says to assume ideal behavior, it is referring to the ideal gas law:

Ashley Macabasco 2K
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Re: Ideal Behavior

Postby Ashley Macabasco 2K » Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:47 pm

The term "ideal behavior" simply means that the gas is acting like an ideal gas and would follow the ideal gas equations (PV=nRT).

Caroline LaPlaca
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Re: Ideal Behavior

Postby Caroline LaPlaca » Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:07 pm

standard conditions

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